Crimestoppers

Reward for Tips
Crimestoppers pays cash rewards for anonymous tips that lead to the arrest, the seizure of stolen property or illegal narcotics, or the solution to unsolved crimes. The program offers citizens an anonymous method for providing vital information about crime to police without fear of retaliation. Crimestoppers tips save investigative time which increases police efficiency and saves tax dollars. The final result is a safer community that is fighting crime one tips at a time!
Contact Methods
Citizens now have three ways to contact Crimestoppers:
  • By Phone: Call our unrecorded and untraced phone number, 336-889-4000 to provide tips about crime without revealing who they are. Before the caller hangs up, a secret code is issued.
  • By Text: You can offer tips via text message. Simply, text KEYWORD: CASHTIPS along with your tip to 274637.
  • Online: Fill out the Web Tip Information Form to submit a tip online.
Note: If a situation requires immediate Police response after hours, call 336-883-3224 and identify yourself only as a Crimestoppers caller. It will be your responsibility to contact the Coordinator the next business day to review any information you've left in order for you to be eligible for a reward.

Reward Process
If the information leads to an arrest, seizure of drugs or stolen property, or reveals the solution to an unsolved crime, the caller becomes eligible for a reward. Their case is presented at the next monthly Board of Director's meeting. The Board decides what reward is appropriate, based on the usefulness of the information.

About the Nonprofit Organization
Crimestoppers of High Point, Inc. is a nonprofit, 501 (c)(3) organization governed by a Board of Directors composed of volunteer citizens who are interested in combating crime and improving community safety. It is not a government agency or program. Crimestoppers operates through the cooperative efforts of the Police Department, media, and civilian board. The Crimestoppers Coordinator manages information and reports to the civilian board about successful tips.

Donations
Rewards are funded by voluntary, tax-deductible donations from the community. Contributions are received throughout the year from businesses, civic organizations, and concerned individuals who want to do their part to fight crime. Professional fund raisers are never used by Crimestoppers of High Point, which means 100% of contributions benefit the program. It is supported solely by tax-deductible donations. To make a contribution, send your check to:
Crimestoppers of High Point
P.O. Box 2222
High Point, NC 27260
Phone: 336-889-4000 for more information

Crime doesn't pay, but we do!

Program Statistics
Our statistics indicate that the program is working well and that this tool for helping local law enforcement solve crimes is worthwhile. As of January 1, 2013, the Crimestoppers program has resulted in the arrest of 65 people. We can attribute 63 felony charges and 77 misdemeanor charges to the teamwork between community and police. Over $3,000 worth of forfeitures, and $2,345 worth of drugs have been seized. In addition, $7,150 worth of property has been recovered.